Slater (39), who has lived in Carluke all his days, can’t wait to get his hands dirty in his new job at John Cumming Stadium as the replacement for long-serving Whitey Moffat who quit as Rovers boss last month.
Slater said: “Five people were interviewed for the manager’s job so I was really pleased to get it.
“I’m looking for us to get promotion next season. I think we can do it.
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